opera (web browser) Seminar Topic On Opera (web browser ) Presented by R.Naveen Kumar Reddy
opera (web browser) Contents 1 History. 2 Definition. 3 The opera browser layout. 4 Other editions . o 4.1 Smartphones and PDAs . o 4.2 Nintendo DS . o 4.3 wii. 5 Features. 6 Conclusion. 7 References.
opera (web browser) » Opera began in 1994 as a research project at Telenor, the largest Norwegian telecommunications company. » In 1995, it branched out into a separate company named Opera Software ASA. » Opera was first released publicly with version 2.0 in 1996 which only ran on Microsoft Windows. » In an attempt to capitalize on the emerging market for Internet-connected handheld devices, a project to port Opera to mobile device platforms was started in 1998. » Later versions of Opera gave the user the choice of seeing banner ads or targeted text Advertisements from Google.
opera (web browser) » Up to this point, Opera was trialware and had to be purchased after the trial period ended. Version 5.0 (released in 2000) saw the end of this requirement. » Later versions of Opera gave the user the choice of seeing banner ads or targeted text. Advertisements from Google. » With version 8.5 (released in 2005) the advertisements were removed entirely and primary financial support for the browser came through revenue from Google (which is by contract Opera's default search engine). » Up to this point, Opera was trialware and had to be purchased after the trial period ended. Version 5.0 (released in 2000) saw the end of this requirement.
opera (web browser) » Among the new features introduced in version 9.1 (released in 2006) was fraud protection. » Using technology from GeoTrust, a digital certificate provider, and PhishTank, an organization that tracks known phishing web sites. » This feature was further improved and expanded in version 9.5, when GeoTrust was replaced with Netcraft, and malware protection from Haute Secure was added. » Also in 2006, editions of Opera were made and released for Nintendo's DS and Wii gaming systems. » The Nintendo DS Browser is used for gaming. » Opera for the Wii, called the Internet Channel, was free to download from its release on 12 April 2007 until 30 June.
opera (web browser) » Opera is an Internet suite which handles common Internet-related tasks, including visiting web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, and online chat. » It runs on a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft windows, Mac OS X, Solaris,FreeBSD and Linux systems . » It is also used in mobile phones, smartphones, personal Digital Assistants, game consoles and televisions. » Technology from Opera is also licensed by other companies for use in such products as Adobe creative suite.
opera (web browser) 3.The opera browser layout 3. The opera browser layout
opera (web browser) The following are the fields on the browser. 1.Address field on the address bar 2.search field on the address bar 3.Tab bar 4.Menu bar 5.Closed Tabs 6.Display window for active tab) 7.Display controls 8.Opera Link icon 9.Opera turbo icon 10.Status update 11.Panel 12.Panel selectors 13.Panels button to toggle panel)
opera (web browser) The main parts of the standard opera user interface are listed and briefly described below. • Address bar • Tab bar • Menu bar • Closed Tabs • Status bar • Panels Address bar : The address bar is what you will use often to browse the web this contains an address field , a search field. • Display a list of previous visited sites. • Search the web directly in the address field using keys components of the browser
opera (web browser) Tab bar: Each page has its own tab, so this is called “tabbed browsing”. The tab bar acts like a task bar. Showing tabs for all the web pages you currently have open All you need to do is click the tab to view each web page. To open a new tab, click the new tab icon Menu bar: The menu bar in opera is similar to menus for various operating systems and offers the following opera functions. File: Use this to manages tabs ,sessions,print,and quit opera. Edit: Use this to copy, paste, select, and find text. View: Use this to change how web pages are displayed.
opera (web browser) Closed Tabs: To recover a closed tab, deleted message, or blocked pop- up: • Click the closed Tabs icon. A list of recently closed items display. • For blocked pop-ups, click “Blocked Pop-ups From” and select the relevant site from the list. • For closed tabs or messages, click the item you want to recover in the list. • To clear the list in closed tabs, click the closed tabs icon and select “clear list of closed tabs”. Status bar: The status bar at the bottom of the browser window includes the following: • Display controls on the right. • Icons for opera Link, opera Turbo, and a status update on the left.
opera (web browser) Display controls: The display controls on the right of status bar help you Change the apperance of a web page as described below . Fit to width: For pages that use too much space and produce a horizontal scrollbar, this control readjusts the page to fit the width of your screen and remove the horizontal scrollbar. Page zoom: This control allows you to either zoom in to enlarge text or images on web pages, or zoom out for an overview. The default is set at 100%. click the arrow at the right of the field display a list of zoom levels ranging from 20% to 1000%. Show Images: Click the arrow at the right of the icon to display the list Of options which are:
opera (web browser) • Show images(defaul): This shows all images on web pages of options. • No images: This disables all images, which increases your browsing speed. • Cached images: This shows only the images you have been loaded before that are stored in your cache. This avoids the need to fetch them again, improving browsing speem. Opera link icon: The Opera Link icon is used to enable Opera Link, which synchronizes your data, such as bookmarks, Speed Dial, and notes, between browsers in your mobile phone, computer or devices. The icon becomes green when Opera Link is enabled and synchronization first occurs.
opera (web browser) Thereafter, Opera Link continuously and automatically registers any changes you make and displays notification on the status bar. To enable Opera Link synchronization, go to File > Synchronize Opera. Opera Turbo icon: Opera Turbo increases your Internet bandwidth speed on slow connections by compressing data and images on our servers before it reaches the Opera browser on your computer. To configure Opera Turbo to suit your browsing needs, follow the steps below. • Right-click the Opera Turbo icon on the status bar. • In the context menu, select "Configure Opera Turbo" to open the Opera Turbo Settings dialog.
opera (web browser) You can choose from the following settings: • Automatic — This enables Opera Turbo only when a slow network is detected. • On — This enables Opera Turbo and optimizes pages so they load faster on slow networks. • Off — This loads pages normally, without Opera Turbo.
opera (web browser) 4.Other Edition Smartphones and PDA’s: Opera Mobile can be used on smartphones such as the Nokia 6630.
opera (web browser) One of Opera Mobile's major features is the ability to dynamically reformat web pages to better fit the handheld's display using small screen rendering technology. Alternatively, the user may use page zooming for a closer or broader look. However, like previous versions of Opera for personal computers, Opera Mobile's user interface has come under fire for being difficult to use or customize. Ninendo DS:
opera (web browser) • The Nintendo DS Browser was released in Japan on 24 July 2006, in Europe on 6 October 2006, and in North America on 4 June 2007. • The Nintendo DS Browser is an edition of Opera for the Nintendo DS handheld gaming system. • The Nintendo DS Browser includes the same small screen rendering and page zooming technology present in Opera Mobile. • It also includes handwriting recognition software and an on- screen keyboard to enable user input. • The technology is simply a professionally maintained proxy server that blocks web sites related to pornography, discrimination, security hacking, software piracy, violence, gambling, illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, dating, weapons, abortion, and other content that Nintendo deems objectionable.
opera (web browser) Wii : • Scott Hedrick, an executive of the Opera Softwar company, explained that the Wii browser was designed to suit a "living room environment". • In contrast to Opera's appearance on computer monitors, fonts are larger and the interface is simplified for easier use.
opera (web browser) 5.Features In addition to the web browser, the other main component in the desktop versions of the Opera suite is the Opera Mail client, known as M2. Opera Mail supports regular POP and SMTP mail. It also has an Address book. Opera Mail also features a newsreader and a newsfeed reader for RSS and Atom, as well as an IRC client for online chat.
opera (web browser) New features in Opera 9 : • Usability and accessibility. • Privacy and security. • Standards support.
opera (web browser) Opera is an internet suite developed by opera Software Company. This can be mainly use mobile phones. In this opera mini is more comfortable for mobile phones for browsing. Opera runs on a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD and Linux systems. 6.Conclusion
opera (web browser) 1. "Opera verrsion history". Opera Software. http://www.opera.com/docs/history/index.dml#o2. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 2. Opera: Opera 10.10 for Windows changelog 3. Lextrait, Vincent (January 2010). "The Programming Languages Beacon, v10.0". http://www.lextrait.com/Vincent/implementations.html . 4. "Opera for Windows — language files". Opera Software. http://www.opera.com/download/languagefiles/. Retrieved 3 September 2009. 7.References